Cooperative Control of Vehicle Swarms for Acoustic Target Localization by Energy Flows

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J. L. Dohner, G. R. Eisler

Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, MS1080, Albuquerque, NM 87185-1080

B. J. Driessen

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, 301 Sparkman Drive, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899

J. Hurtado

Texas A&M University, 3141 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3141

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 126(4), 891-895 (Mar 11, 2005) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1852463 History: Received June 09, 2003; Revised December 03, 2003; Online March 11, 2005
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Swarm targeting geometry
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Measurement data fitting logistics
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Location of vehicles (simulated)
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(a) Illustration of test equipment. (b) Emitter. (c) Swarm of microphones representing vehicles.
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Typical signal receive at vehicle (experimental data)
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Location of vehicles (experimental data)
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(a) Arrangement with a passive reflector. (b) Location of vehicles (simulation data and experimental data).



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